Dublin City To Light Up For 2 Days of Excitement with 4 Spectacular Events

Ticket Details Announced for Free Liffey Lights Midnight Moment Countdown Events.

Gather together in the heart of Dublin with family and friends, as the Custom House, one of Dublin’s iconic landmarks, becomes the centre for this year’s New Year Festivities.

Liffey Lights Midnight Moment Matinee. 31st Dec. 6:30pm – 7pm. Custom House Quay and George’s Quay.
Families and friends of all ages can celebrate the New Year together at this new and exciting early countdown event. Watch in amazement as colourful aerial and aquatic acrobats take to the streets, the sky and the River Liffey. Enjoy jaw-dropping performances from Heliosphere’s high flying acrobats and FLYBOARDERS as they perform amazing stunts. This is a free ticketed event however advance booking is required. Tickets are available for advance booking from Ticketmaster.

3Countdown Concert. Dec 31st. 8pm. Custom House Quay.
Prepare yourself for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve and ring in 2018 with Dublin’s very own, award winning quartet, headliners Kodaline live from Custom House Quay for the 3Countdown Concert! Following on from a hugely successful 2017 which included a set at Glastonbury Festival this band and their stunning music will ensure that this gig is a musical highlight of the year!
Supported by special guests the multi-talented siblings, Hudson Taylor, along with the 4 piece Dublin based rock band Keywest who are widely known for their explosive live performances! This year’s 3Countdown Concert will truly be one to remember! This is a ticketed event and tickets are available from Ticketmaster.

Liffey Lights Midnight Moment. Dec 31st. 11:30pm. George’s Quay
Watch Liffey Lights Midnight Moment in amazement as the breathtaking, high-flying spectacle of lights and acrobatics takes to the Dublin Sky on New Year’s Eve. This world-class spectacle will be performed against the backdrop of the iconic Custom House with the River Liffey taking centre stage for a dazzling lighting, aerial and aquatic display.Prepare to be thrilled by the spectacular symphony of lights as up to 100 aquabeams dance across the night sky, performing in time with original music. Watch in awe as Heliosphere’s high flying acrobats spin and spiral through the sky while attached to giant balloons and as FLYBOARDERS perform incredible aquatic and aerial stunts across the River Liffey. This performance is not to be missed. This is a free ticketed event however advance booking is required. Tickets are available for advance booking from Ticketmaster.

3New Year’s Day Celebrations. Jan 1st. 12pm – 4pm.
Kick-start the New Year at the free family-friendly 3New Year’s Day Celebrations which includes award-winning performers and the hugely popular 3New Year’s Day Concert featuring the brilliant Garda Band, the Line Up Choir, Hit Machine Drummers and so much more! Enjoy a fun filled day of entertainment with pop up performances from jugglers, mime artists, stilt walkers and face painting. You’ll be stunned by amazing FLYBOARDERS who will perform their jaw-dropping aquatic and aerial stunts on the River Liffey. With Phil Cawley as the MC, this is set to be a celebration to remember! This is a free, non-ticketed event, come and join in the Celebrations!

New Year’s Festival Dublin is an initiative by Fáilte Ireland in partnership with Dublin City Council and produced and promoted by MCD Productions.

For additional information on all other NYF Dublin events please visit www.NYFDublin.com. Keep up to date with news about all upcoming events by using the hashtag #NYFDublin and following @NYFDublin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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